Quality Control Manager

at Talent Staffing
Location Montague Gardens, Montague Gardens, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Manufacturing
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR




Our client - a company that import and export seafood products from and to various countries worldwide - are recruiting for an experienced Quality Control Manager.


Key responsibilities:


  • Develop, update and/ or improved, implement (where necessary), and maintain the

robust Food Safety Management System in place to conform to FSA, FSMS & GFSI,

R1.46, SANS585, SANS788 and other related food regulations and legislation.

  • Overseeing the Prerequisite Programs, Food Defence, Food Fraud and documentation


  • Conduct hazard analysis and identify CCP’s, CP & Critical Limits.
  • Conduct monthly Food Safety Meetings and obtain relevant trends and information

for discussion.

  • Establish and monitoring systems & maintain controls and documented procedures.
  • To provide technical expertise to the team and help ensure the appropriate testing

techniques are used to find defects early in the test cycle.

  • Conduct and assist with third party inspections and/ or audits (i.e. Pest Control).
  • Liaise with regulatory officials ensuring compliance and assist in sample preparation.
  • Drive the adoption of quality standards, practices, toolsets, and processes across all

areas of the business.

  • Identify and analyse and/ test the quality of seafood varieties for (general quality,

parasites defects, and other problems), particularly when problems recur in multiple

products; recommends and facilitates solutions to these issues.

  • Handling general quality related enquiries & identify and set appropriate quality

standards and parameters for products.

  • Inspect and analyse products against specifications and ensure the highest level of


  • Assist in obtaining relevant information from Suppliers to update specifications

accordingly and perform risk-based assessments.

  • Managing non-conformances; corrective & preventative measures
  • Responsible for Monthly Internal Auditing against the Systems in place and that audit

findings are addressed and communicated effectively to affected departments.

  • Ensure that Daily GMP checks are conducted by relevant staff members and that

findings are addressed and communicated to the respectively affected departments.

  • Investigate and give feedback on customer and consumer complaints and the trend

analysis thereof as per procedure.

  • Give suggestions on change and improvement to make and how to implement


  • Monitor performance by gathering relevant data, as well as produce statistical reports

for management to review.

  • Maintains compliance with regulations, guidelines, and policies.
  • Ensure cleaning chemicals and distribution thereof is effectively managed.
  • Execute Training schedule where practicable.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in line with job description.
  • Assist in managing of label requirements and regulations.




  • ND/Degree in Food Technology or BsC in Food Science Biotechnology or

Microbiology or related qualification required.


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